Cuban American Filmmaker Profiles Fidel Castro For PBS

Cuban American Filmmaker Profiles Fidel Castro For PBS

Two-hour documentary airs Monday, January 31


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Boston, MA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–January 13, 2005–

WHAT:

Fidel Castro, an unflinching documentary from Adriana Bosch

WHEN:

Broadcasts nationally January 31, 2005 on PBS

WHO:

Adriana Bosch, writer, producer, director

Available for interviews

— in Los Angeles: January 15 – January 18

— in Boston: January 19 – 22

— in Miami: January 23 – January 31

— or by phone

About the biography

Fidel Castro is a new two-hour documentary from American Experience on the controversial, charismatic dictator who has confounded American presidents from Eisenhower to Bush, while surviving a CIA-backed invasion, countless assassination plots, an economic embargo – even the collapse of his benefactor, the Soviet Union. Fidel Castro is produced, directed, and written by Adriana Bosch.

Spanish subtitles on CC3. Bilingual Web site at http://www.pbs.org/amex/castro

About Adriana Bosch

Adriana Bosch has written, directed, and edited acclaimed political and social documentaries for nearly two decades. Born in Cuba, Bosch moved to the United States in 1970. She is well known for her presidential biographies for American Experience, including Ulysses S. Grant, Jimmy Carter, Reagan, and Ike, as well as her work on The Rockefellers and The Churchills. Bosch is the recipient of numerous awards, including a primetime Emmy Award, the Christopher Award, and Peabody Awards for Reagan and Ike.

Bosch received a BA in political science from Rutgers University and holds a PhD in International Affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

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CONTACT:

WGBH

Lauren Prestileo

617/300.5329

or

LNA World Communications

Elena del Valle

305/270.6309

Cuban American Filmmaker Profiles Fidel Castro For PBS